John McIntosh Kell scrapbook

John McIntosh Kell scrapbook

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Kell, John McIntosh, 1823-1900
Title: John McIntosh Kell scrapbook
Dates: 1860-1951
Quantity: 0.5 Linear feet (1document box, 1 oversized folder A)
Abstract:The collection consists of a scrapbook kept by John McIntosh Kell and his wife Blanche Munroe Kell containing materials relating to the Confederate States of America and Kell's service on the Confederate Navy ships, the Alabama and the Sumter. It is primarily postwar. Items include correspondence, printed material, newspaper clippings, engravings, photographs, Kell genealogy, and a list of casualties on the Alabama.
Coll. Number: ms2361

Biographical/Historical Note

John McIntosh Kell (1823-1900), son of John and Margery Spalding Baillie Kell of Darien, Georgia, married Julia Blanche Munroe of Macon, Georgia. During the Civil War, Kell served as an officer in the Confederate Navy. After the war, he served as Georgia's Adjutant-General from 1886 until his death in 1900.

Index Terms

Alabama (Screw sloop).
Confederate States of America. Navy.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Naval operations.
Kell family
Sumter (Ship).

General Notes

1 microfilm roll,35 mm.

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John McIntosh Kell scrapbook. MS 2361. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related collections in this repository: Other Kell family papers.

Related archival materials in other repositories include the John McIntosh Kell papers, 1785-1921, Duke University.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Miscellaneous prints
2Miscellaneous material removed from scrapbook- no date
3Miscellaneous material removed from scrapbook- no date
4Material dated 1860-1879
5Material dated 1880-1889
6Material dated 1890-1899
7Material dated 1900-1951
8Kell photograph
9"Alabama" printed material- on film
10"Alabama" miscellaneous material on film
11Microfilm & index
OS Folder
1AMisc scrapbook page 260